Top La Salle Impost Goes to Rounders: Valdina Orphan Is Second in Weights; Aletern, Under 116 Pounds, May Be Starting Highweight If Track Is Other Than Fast, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-09


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V Top La Salle Impost Goes to Rounders Valdina Orphan Is Second in Weights WeightsAletern Aletern Under 116 Pounds May Be Starting Highweight If Track Is Other Than Fast FastSTICKNEY STICKNEY 111 June 8 Valdina Farms Rounders and Valdina Orphan Gaibreath Diensts Best Seller and A C Ernsts Ale tern are the high weights for Saturdays running of the La Salle Handicap at Haw ¬ thorne under the list of imposts racing sec ¬ retary William H Shelley announced today Rounders has been assigned 122 pounds Valdina Orphan 121 Best Seller 119 and Aletern 116 and from there the weights scalo down to 98 for Mrs Robert McGar veys Night Shadow ShadowRounders Rounders Valdina Orphan and Best Seller have been weighted for several stakes since the meeting of the Lincoln Fields Jockey Club began and their assign ¬ ments for Saturday differ very little from their allotments for other features but in the case of Aletern he has been moved five pounds up the scale his penalty for having won the Francis S Peabody Me ¬ morial Handicap on Decoration Day This increase to 116 pounds however should not weigh too heavily on him for he won the Peabody Memorial by five lengths with 111 pounds up and beat among others Best Seller SellerAletern Aletern who may be one of the outstand ¬ ing handicap horses of the Chicago season if he retains his present excellent form is almost certain to start over the mile and threesixteenths of the La Salle Handicap but whether Rounders Valdina Orphan and Best Seller are among the contestants may depend upon the condition of the track Their connections would prefer a dry racing surface surfaceTake Take Wing Allotted 109 Pounds PoundsPlaced Placed under this quartet in the weights which Shelley announced is David Straus Daily Trouble with 112 pounds Mrs A M Creechs Valdina Groom with 110 and Mrs Clyde Troutts Take Wing and the Walmac Farms Bushwhacker with 109 each Mrs Marie Evans Shot Put comes next with 106 and then follow Eddie Andersons Burnt Cork with 102 William Montgomerys Choppy Sea with 100 and finally Night Shadow and her 98pound assignment assignmentTwo Two La Salle Handicap candidates Val ¬ dina Groom and Shot Put took part in the Edgewater Beach Hotel Purse here Mon ¬ day and they didnt do too badly though neither of them was the winner They fin ¬ ished third and fourth respectively to Cherry Trifle and Happy Pilot feats that wouldnt necessarily recommend them as stakes contenders except for the fact that they came from far back to be beaten only a little more than a length at the end of the mile and 70 yards The increased dis ¬ tance of Saturdays engagement should be to their advantage and this possibility was being considered by their connections today todayOnly Only one La Salle eligible was seen in a workout during the training period this morning He was Take Wing who was sent an easy mile in 146 146The The complete list of weights for the La Salle Handicap follows followsHorse Horse Wt Horse Wt WtRounders Rounders 122 Bushwhacker 109 109Valdina Valdina Orphn 121 Shot Put 106 Best Seller 119 Burnt Cork Aletern 116 Choppy Sea Daily Trouble 112 Night Shadow 98 Valdina Groom 110 Trade Last dr ed Take Wing 109

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